Author page: Jessica McNaughton

Jessica’s DIY Office Transformation

When I unwittingly picked up my second occupation as a part-time teacher to three elementary school children (despite no actual interest or skill in teaching), I encountered two problems: the aforementioned lack of desire to do this job, and the…

WFO: the new exception

One of the challenges of running a team of people that work remotely is ensuring that they are being productive and not taking advantage of the fact that they are at home and able to be easily distracted. The requirement…

ISFA Annual Meeting Recap

High and Dry – ISFA Annual Meeting in Phoenix does not disappoint. Dry, as in the weather, of course.     The International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA) event took place last week in Phoenix, bringing together the leaders in the surfacing world, including the…

Modular Construction Goes Green

I like the idea of modular construction.     Building blocks mass-produced in a facility and assembled together like the copious Lego semi-finished assemblies that clutter my children’s dressers, floors, and desks.  Complete rooms or floors of offices, hotels or homes,…